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if needed once it goes to city hall. now i was told that oakland city administrator will meet with council members and advise them on ways to prevent another shut down. the city council members would not provide us any details on. >> we have new rules but we're not enforcing them, that's why i think it got to the level that it got. >> reporter: now there's several private security guards walking around oakland city hall today. once again we're on our way. the march is on again. people are back out here gathering. we've seen 30 to 40 people out here getting ready to march to city hall. there's a group already at city hall taking part of a protest there. we will march with this group and if something breaks we will bring it to you. if not we will see you tonight at 6:00 for the meeting. until then, paul chambers, ktvu news. >>> ktvu's rita williams with what appears to be a disturbing trend after five shootings in just days. >> reporter: oakland has seen spikes before but this one is dramatic. four killed in oakland in just nine hours, statistics to some, to others the loss of real people
a police sting caught him trying to buy alcohol for an underaged decoy. the chief will help the city look for a permanent chief. >> now to the continuing coverage on the controversy of a building of a new jail. john is here now and says why protesters say the millions of dollars being spent on that jail in redwood could be better used elsewhere. john. >> reporter: in a few years the jail will stand right over there, construction is set to start by early next year but that didn't stop protester this is morning from trying to derail the project. the board of supervisors had a lot of noise to deal with as opponents took the mic. >> it's just a warehouse for people that have been pushed off the economic ladder. >> reporter: it got worse when the supervisors as supervisors started to explain their support. >> i will acknowledge that we do need this >> [inaudible]. >> i don't think you want to build no jail. >> reporter: they say the costs could be better used on schools and programs aimed at keeping people out of jail. the board approved the project last year and today the supervisors vot
are getting ready to decide in november whether to allow medical marijuana dispensary in their city. it would allow three in that city. they would have to located in commercial or industrial areas. they say it would provide a place to get medsinnal marijuana. >>> oakly extended his ban on internet cafes. they stretched it for another 10 months while they come up with regulations. officials are worried they will attract crimes. >>> a facebook security guard and another man are in jail for stealing 49 laptops from facebook. he used to work at that campus. he was arrested monday morning along with another man. a security guard notified police after he saw them carrying them out of the building. officers pulled them over and recovered all of the stolen items. >>> barnes and noble is revealing a new nook today. it comes with 7 or 9-inch screens for $199 or $269. they are also offering a video streaming service for the nook. they are available for preorder and ships in october. >>> the oracle sailing team canceled plans to train in hawaii over the winter. the team is modifying the boat and will not
crime has gone up, the theft of cell phone account for half of all of the robberies in the city this year. ktvu's patty lee is in one san francisco neighborhood that has been hit especially hard. patty? >> folks in this neighborhood can't stop talking about an incident that involves the theft of an ipad yesterday. the suspects in that case have been arrested but we found out this may not be their first time. >> reporter: this warns students about a cell phone robbery yesterday afternoon. the description of the suspects similar to the men arrested yesterday for stealing an ipad. the description of the vehicles in both incidents are similar. a silver muraidies benz-- mercedes-benz. police would not discuss the specifics but according to the san francisco police department, there have been 200- 0374 robberies -- 2,374 robberies. 1,199 have involved cell phones. >> we realized this is reaching epidemic proportions. >> reporter: she was beaten up last month. her cell phone stolen. she was also targeted. incidents that took seconds but will stay with them forever. >> people are walkin
. >> this was to long, to late, and to loud. >> a city approved rabe in oakland brings hundreds of complaints mile away. why those behind the event say they did nothing wrong. . . and tens of thousands turn out for a high tech event. the big announcement oracle is making. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now this is ktvu channel 2news at five. >> good evening. i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather hoppings. we start this 5:00 hour with breaking news out of san carlos where a shooting crash has shut down a portion of southbound highway 101. the police say an parent shooting victim was involved in a crash near the holly street exit. authorities say a vehicle was seen swerving before it veered off the roadway. we don't know the extent of the victim's injuries. the traffic is stopped in the southbound lanes and some people were standing outside of their cars. if we get more information on the breaking story we will of course bring it to you during the course of this newscast. >>> now to developing news that we are following for you off the san mateo coast. the coast guard launching a search for t
. reporting live. ktvu channel 2news. >> and we have more details on bicyclists in city. on any given day there are 75,000 people riding bikes in san francisco. when it comes to the commute bike riders make up 3.5%. bike traffic went up by 71% from 200-6201. >>> six people are recovering a car crash that sent a suv into a nail salon. it happened in downtown oakland just after ten it morning. the suv hit a oakland public's work truck before it continued on to the sidewalk before it hit the front of the nail salon. two people were hit. >> they charges filed against a school teach ear accused of having inappropriate relationship with a former student. the teacher was arrested early this weekend on suspicious of committing lewd act was a child under the age of 14. he has been released on $100,000 bail. today the da's office said it's not filed any charges because the case is still pending as albany police continue their investigation. >> a smoke detector credited with saving a mother and her daughter. sound asleep in their home in san jose when it caught firet. broke out just before seven
. they are planning a week long series of protests. >>> it was hot yesterday and another hot one today. 88 in the city right now? >> yeah. hotter today than yesterday. san francisco right now 15 degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. big heat up. we might see records here. the big story is the heat. not just inland, antioch, pittsburg but heat in san francisco, oakland, low 90s. along the coast, clear, sunny. and no fog. i don't see any fog right now. the winds, the winds off shore, they are coming -- that is a swell. southwest at 15. they are gusting to 20. why do i look that winds? that is the -- once the winds fly temperatures fall. onshore wind that gate right now. increasing winds tonight and tomorrow and temperatures cool tomorrow but not a lot. along the coast and bay, they will come down but inland upper 90s. coastal fog, no fog. very shallow marine layer. moisture and cool air. smashes it down, blown it off shore. you got temperatures right now at the cliff house in san francisco, temperatures in the 70s. that is pretty unusually warm for that area. 99 antioch. 98 fairfield. 96 redwood c
in mid december where the city of oakland is expected to fight the request. the latest in the long battle getting to this point is the monitor's just released report, criticizing the department's handling in nine police officer shootings. three of them were fatal. and it warned that some officers might face sanctions. >> i've done police shootings in many cities. but the problems with oakland are systemic and unique. >> reporter: no one from the police department responded to my request for comment today. but chief howard jordan posted this letter to the community. it says when officers fire a weapon, jordan trusts they will act professionally, ethically and with knowledge of the accountability of their actions. reporting live, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> hewlett-packard ceo meg whitman delivered grim news to investors today and the stock market was quite to react. tom here now with hp's announcement and the fallout. >> reporter: a true pioneer in technology circled the wagons today. meg whitman said the high-tech pioneering firm is on the road to recovery with downsizing well
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